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Cinnamon-Raisin Breakfast Mix

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Cinnamon-Raisin Breakfast Mix
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  • Makes: 10 Servings

Try this quick and easy breakfast mix, made in the microwave. Scoop portions into small bags and serve with yogurt and a banana for a nutritious, on-the-go breakfast!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup margarine, tub-style
  • 1 1/2 cups square, whole-grain corn cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups square, whole-grain rice cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups square, whole-grain wheat cereal
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries

Directions

  1. In small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon; set aside. 
     
  2. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds, or until melted.
     
  3. Stir in cereals until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. 
     
  4. Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture evenly over cereals; stir. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture; stir.
     
  5. Microwave uncovered 1 minute.
     
  6. Stir in raisins or dried cranberries. Spread on paper towels to cool. 
 

Notes

The "Grain Chain," a group of MyPlate National Strategic Partners committed to promoting and supporting grains, offers a series of recipes featuring whole grains. Members include American Bakers Association, Wheat Food Council, Grains Food Foundation, National Pasta Association, USA Rice Federation, General Mills, and Kellogg's.

Source: The "Grain Chain"

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: one serving: 1/2 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 165
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Carbohydrates 25 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 55 milliliter
Iron 5 mg
Potassium 101 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 165
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 25 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 55 milliliter
Potassium 101 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Copper 64 mcg
Iron 5 mg
Magnesium 15 mg
Phosphorus 40 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 117 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 6 mcg
Folate 212 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 4 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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1/2 ounces